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Roberta Halpern - New York, NY(212) 396-0720 email@example.com
Dragonfly Healing Arts in NY, NJ, PA & CT - About Roberta
About Roberta Halpern
Roberta, a former English teacher in the public schools, has had a life long passion for the arts, and especially for dance.
has studied everything from classical ballet to African dance to Argentine Tango.
While teaching, she
also directed and choreographed both students and adults in the school's musical and dramatic productions.
As a teacher, and through her
own spiritual journey, Roberta
has observed that the arts- dance, music, visual arts, writing, spoken word, not only entertain and instruct, but also have power to heal.
believes that through connection to our natural creativity, which is often lost as we grow older, we can find our spirit and our authentic selves.
In 1999 Roberta
was introduced to lomilomi, a sacred "dance of bodywork.
connection to this work, was profound, like a "calling.
teaching job, and moved to Manhattan to continue this beautiful practice.
, a powerful tool for transformation, lovingly reminds us to honor the great gift of our bodies and to continue that honoring in our daily lives.
Soon after moving to Manhattan, she became an Interfaith Minister and was asked to officiate at weddings.
continues to dance regularly with children and adults in her
Rhythms- Dance Without Borders" programs, and has expanded her
love of world cultures with an interactive storytelling program "Global Voices" for younger children.
Most recently, she
has created "Global Tots," a creative movement program for ages 2-4 and their parents.
After 9 years of living in Manhattan, Roberta
has recently moved to Center City, Philadellphia, where she
has expanded her
work to now include New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut.
has created "Baby Boogie" for ages up to 18 months with their caregivers.
Adults learn some tango, salsa, cha cha and more, while dancing with their new little partners!
believes that "we are all capable of taking part in our own healing, if we can listen to our inner voice" and "remember who we are in the fullness of our beings.
is grateful to all her
teachers who have shared their wisdom and knowledge with her
Dragonfly Healing Arts in NNY, NJ, PA & CT - Lomilomi
"I would recommend Roberta and the wonderful Lomi Lomi that she has mastered to anyone who wants to have an exhilarating and at the same time, sublimely relaxing experience.
" It was my first time receiving Lomi Lomi...I was nervous, but Roberta
created such a safe environment....When she
began the Hawaiian chant, I felt at peace.
"A session with Roberta
is a beautiful gift.
The initial connection was made at the beginning, when I was asked to set an intention in my life, and it was acknowledged and echoed by Roberta
has the unique ability to connect to her
clients in a deep and wonderful way.
During the gentle massage the body/mind fills with the deep compassion and love that Roberta
has for her
clients, instilling within the client the sense of self-worth vital to manifesting one's dream."
"I was brought to NY by a friend to receive my first Lomi Lomi session - what a wonderful experience it was to meet Roberta
When I first walked into her
studio, I felt a feeling of warmth and safety.
I had a little idea what to expect, but was blown away by the experience.
Being a massage therapist, I create a soothing environment for my clients - the feeling I had in Roberta's studio was over the top.
I felt nurtured, loved, and supported by her
and the work she
is truly gifted and it comes across during the whole session.
I set an intention in the beginning of the session and felt a healing that stayed with me long after the session was over.
There was a point in my session when I felt like I was floating on water and being gently rocked by little waves - it was such a nurturing feeling.
I am so grateful when I meet someone who I can refer to my family and friends, Roberta
has a gift.
creates a little piece of heaven in a city that can be over stimulating.
sends me to Hawaii without a plane, to the truth without a soothsayer, and into dreamland without any sleeping."
First ,I felt very comfortable with Roberta
and how she
spoke to me.
"Since then I've experienced a number of Lomi Lomi massages with Roberta
and every experience is one that connects my body with my soul.
I feel exquisitely beautiful as Roberta
leads me in this sacred dance.
is a skilled facilitator and a sacred partner.
and the gift of Lomi Lomi
, I am able to travel to the depths of Being to heal what feels like unnamed ancient wounds.
is always very present, guiding me to where I need to go, knowing the rhythm and balance of how we will get there.
And I always feel like we get there together, dancing our way.
is not only a delightful experience, it is also one that allows me to take a risk, to face my edges.
It gives me the opportunity to be vulnerable to myself, and another, and Roberta
makes it easy to trust her
Roberta Halpern, M.A.
Roberta Halpern, M.A.
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